LME Aluminium

Data valid for 28 October 2020

LME Aluminium Official Prices, US$ per tonne

Contract Bid (US$ / Tonne) Offer (US$ / Tonne)*
Cash 1801.00 1801.00
3-months 1815.00 1815.00
Dec 21 1865.00 1865.00
Dec 22 1925.00 1925.00
* LME Official Settlement Price = cash offer


LME Aluminium Official Prices Curve

Stocks Amount
Opening Stock 1466325
Live Warrants 1216650
Cancelled Warrants 249675

LME Aluminium Settlement Exchange Rates

Currency Exchange rate
GB Pounds Sterling 1.2941
Japanese Yen 104.39
Euro 1.1727

LME Aluminium Asian Reference Price, US$ per tonne

Metal Price
Aluminium 3-months ABR 1818.59

LME Aluminium Historical price graph

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LME Aluminium Contract specifications

Every metal traded on the LME must conform to strict specifications regarding quality, lot size and shape.

Each LME tradeable contract is likewise governed by rules covering (but not limited to) prompt dates, settlement terms, traded and cleared currencies and minimum tick size.

Contract specifications

This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook and for other information, please refer to our disclaimer page. 

Note that all contracts are subject to the LME’s rules and regulations and LME Clear span margining.

LME Aluminium can be traded on LMEselect from 01.00 - 19.00 London time, 24 hours a day on the inter-office telephone market and during the below times on the Ring:

Ring trading time - First session (UK)
1st Ring 11:55 - 12:00
2nd Ring 12:55 - 13:00
Kerb trading* 13:25 - 13:35
Ring trading time - Second session (UK)
3rd Ring 15:15 - 15:20
Kerb trading** 15:50 - 17:00
* All metals can be traded during the 13:25 - 13:35 Kerb trading session.


** Whilst Kerb trading takes place from 15:50 - 17:00 LME Aluminium ceases trading at 16:35.